Employing young people with criminal convictions

Young people face barriers

Employing young ex-offenders is good for society, but it makes business sense too.There are more than 16,000 young people in custody in England and Wales and tens of thousands more receive criminal convictions in the form of cautions and fines.

Many young offenders are receiving employment and skills training in prison. If your approach to recruitment excludes young people with criminal convictions, you could be missing out on the best person for the job.

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